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Posts Tagged ‘Blink’

New Competition for Optometrists/Ophthalmologists & How to Beat It!

Times are changing! In the new world of Internet everything, there are services such as Blink and Opternative.com that offer vision exams either by computer or via specialized tools. These services stress convenience since they allow people to get vision exams at their home or office. While these services have their downsides, they are definitely […]

Eye Facts

Did you know that 80 percent of what we learn comes from what we see? Did you know that adult humans typically blink 12 times each minute? Here are some other interesting facts about the eye: Watch out, the blink of an eye lasts for about 1/10th of a second, or 10 jiffies? How much […]

A Computer Doesn’t Give Out Lollipops

If you are an eye care professional, by now you have probably heard of Opternative.com, which offers a vision exam to correct refractive error via computer and smartphone. A person signs up, takes the exam and a doctor reviews the findings. Within 24 hours, the patient is notified that the prescription is available. He or […]